WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Kudos to the farmers four for restoring Silver Lake — a beautiful gift to the community! Bill Jeffrey Wilson more
I’d been ill and just was not thinking well. I’d left my purse in my vehicle overnight, which was not the norm for me, between Saturday evening and Sunday morning when I went out to crank my car, … more
The emergence of fascism is always incremental. It doesn’t happen overnight. Injustices are introduced slowly, one at a time, to inure the population to the growing outrage. First we accept a … more
ACT for Youth presented its final show of the season over the weekend of April 21-22 with the live stage production of “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” with a cast and crew of about 60 … more
Re: “Trump’s deficit will hobble Obama-inherited economy” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Saturday: Golly darn, Mr. Nick Smith, after reading your letters to the editor I have concluded … more
For the past eight years, I have seen our very own sheriff of Wilson County, Calvin Woodard, belittled, chastised and hatred shown toward him. It all started when Sheriff Woodard decided to run … more
What is diversity? Well, it can include gender, religion, race and so many other variables. Diversity is all over, yet some people tend to acknowledge these differences by taking matters into their … more
As commander of the Wilson County Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 8, I want to take this opportunity to reach out to the veterans of Wilson County, especially to members of DAV Chapter 8. … more
Oh, I’m sorry. I didn’t see you there. As you can see, I have two things in my hand, but you only see one. I’m faking. A lot of people tend to fake on social media. What you type on a … more
The conduct of our county leaders regarding the animal shelter fund bait-and-switch is embarrassing. The blatant disregard and total lack of shame on the part of those we elect as “leaders” is … more
I thank you for doing the Readers’ Choice Awards. It is very informative and most worthwhile. However, Carl Hinson’s letter in response to questionable results (“Were winners really the … more
“No one’s perfect, right? and I’m pretty sure we are equal here.” So my question is why? Why would you want to bully someone period — it’s not like you’re winning a billion dollars or … more
Hidden jewel No. 1: Lake Wilson. No. 2: The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department. Good friend in Greenville tells me they have their eyes on David Lee. No. 3: The Whirligig Park. There was … more
On Monday, Dec 31 around 11:45 a.m., my husband who has dementia fell forward on the sidewalk and split his head open, hurt his nose and bruised his face, his knee and his hand. We carried him to … more
In our community and throughout the nation, local, state and federal government employees serve and protect us. Public servants deserve our appreciation daily, but Public Service Recognition Week, … more
Pet trainers recently developed a premiere academy for animals. In this inclusive learning environment, the trainers hoped to prepare the different animals to be skilled outside of their natural … more
The War Between the States was fought over states’ rights! The war became about slavery because years, ago, President Lincoln made it about slavery because he needed the votes to win the election … more
Re: “Weigh Trump’s results, not the distractions,” by Tom Haitema, Monday: I was not a Trump supporter, but when Trump was elected I was willing to give him a chance and eager to see him … more
Cyberbullying is real. It does affect people. A cyberbully will probably think it’s just one comment, but that one comment has meaning. The victim will read that comment, and it will be meaningful. … more
I was asked by a neighbor why I quit writing to the newspaper. He’s not the first to ask. I thought I would tell you even though I very much doubt you will share it. I seemed to be arguing … more
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